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Senior Metrology Engineer

North Canton, OH, US, 44720

Your Career Begins at Timken 

If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.


Purpose and Scope of Position

This position exists within Timken’s Research & Development team to provide gauging and inspection solutions for the Company, and to support deployment of the technology into global manufacturing facilities. In addition to these tasks, the individual will also support and maintain currently operational measurement devices used in Timken’s manufacturing facilities.


The candidate will be involved in supporting and developing new products, processes, and technology, and will work closely with manufacturing plants and other internal departments, such as Corporate Product Design, Quality, and Process Design and Development teams.



  • GAUGING TECHNOLOGY - Keep abreast of commercial precision measurement devices and their applicability to Timken’s current and future needs
  • MANUFACTURING PLANT SUPPORT - Support global manufacturing facilities during deployment and continuously improve gauging technology
  • MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS - Apply mathematical and statistical skills for analysis in evaluating gauging system performance including Gauge R&R studies
  • NEW PRODUCTS – Develop new gauging and inspection methodologies in support of new product launches
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Lead, plan, control budget, and provide regular project updates on gauging projects being implemented into manufacturing facilities. Ability to formally summarize accomplishments, status, and issues in presentation and report formats.
  • TEAM ENVIRONMENT - Work individually and in a team environment to investigate, evaluate, and select both custom and commercially available gauging solutions to measure Timken products.
  • TRAVEL - Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally to Timken manufacturing facilities and/or supplier locations. Travel is required periodically (occasionally for extended durations) at approximately 25%, dependent upon active projects.


Required Functional/Technical Skills

  • Knowledge and experience in manufacturing including capability to generate and interpret engineering drawings, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), and inspection equipment.
  • Capability to apply statistics for evaluation of measurement system performance.
  • Knowledge of precision engineering and modern measurement methods including coordinate measuring machines, optical metrology, on-machine gauging methodologies, etc.
  • Knowledge and understating of metrology and quality assurance standards.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 2-6 years of relevant experience, or
  • Master's degree in Engineering
  • US Citizenship or Green Card



All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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